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Author Introduction

Hello! My name is Laima Rastikis

Laima Rastikis is an experienced business writer and lifelong storyteller. At age five, she authored and illustrated her first original storybook - in two languages. At age eight, she became a go-to writer and editor who helped siblings and friends with their writing assignments for school. As a student at the University of Dayton, she bartered her editorial services for high-value rewards such as concert tickets and nice dinners. After graduating with a   bachelor’s   degree in journalism and political scienceand later a  master of public administration, Laima went to work as the first public information officer for the city of Kettering, Ohio, a position she held for more than a decade.

In 1991, Laima established Rastikis Ink Writing & Communications LLC, and today works primarily with the leaders of organizations that do good in their community. With years of experience, she provides high-quality writing, storytelling, and strategic communications advice created with a deep understanding  of organizations and their audiences. The winner of numerous writing awards over the course of her professional career, Laima was recognized with the Communication Leadership Award from the Dayton chapter  of the  International  Association of  Business Communicators and was  named one  of  Women in  Business Networking’s Top 25 Women to Watch in 2014. She is the winner of a 2016 Hermes/ADDY  Award for creative excellence in marketing/advertising. Laima and her husband, Don, have two grown children. The couple lives in Kettering, Ohio.

Laima Rastikis
Rastikis Ink
Writing & Communications, LLC




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